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Sweetwater Tavern

3066 Gate House Plz, Falls Church, VA 22042-1028
+1 703-645-8100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (49 reviews)
“steak” (56 reviews)
“ribs” (43 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3066 Gate House Plz, Falls Church, VA 22042-1028
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Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Have been here several times when visiting my family. Always have a good meal and the complimentary bread basket is out of this world! I had a Southwest chicken salad and our waiter suggested the fried chicken instead of grilled. It was excellent. They do...More

Thank levisgaulin
Reviewed May 8, 2016

When asked where I wanted to go for my birthday lunch (this was to be in Fairfax) it was no question - Sweetwater Tavern! We were four adults and two elementary age children. Very impressed in getting orders taken promptly and their great bread to...More

Thank vtcc64
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice cheeseburgers and fajitas and a very nice atmosphere. One of the few restaurants that over the years has kept it's charm and appearance.

Thank Louay
Reviewed May 1, 2016

This is not a place for a sophisticated meal, but the food is fresh, well-seasoned and interesting. The service, with a team concept that has you served by waves of people instead of a single server, makes me feel like they care. It is completely...More

Thank DCsunseeker
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

The food was good , I had the salmon and others at the table had steak , and a chicken dish . No complaints about the food it was average and cooked as ordered . The service was spotty but I feel it was because...More

Thank theplumbingmedi... .
Hollis S, Public Relations Manager at Sweetwater Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2016

Hello, We would like to learn more about your service experience. We do not want spotty service ever. We pride ourselves on outstanding service and food. Please send me your contact information or email us at marketing@06@gar-sc.com

Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

It really is fun to get the beer samplers, and to go home with a Growler of your favorite! I don't even like beer and I think it's fun. Food is varied and tasty - popular place! My only negative is that it is very...More

Thank trvel4fun
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Whenever visiting the DC area , love coming here. Fantastic steaks & seafood & sides. Really lively place with western saloon style but very hip & cool as well. Great craft beer to go with the delicious food. have had steaks, salmon, ribs...about everything is...More

Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed April 20, 2016

We had 4 for lunch. Two of us got the specialty salads, one got ribs, and the other one got a pork chop. The food was very good--meat very tender and well-cooked and seasoned. The service was fine. We all had iced tea, but no...More

Thank Leslie1957
Reviewed April 17, 2016

We have eaten at Sweetwater countless number of times and I have never had a bad meal. I have tried several items on the menu and they have been all delicious. Today, my husband got the crab cakes w/ cole slaw and substituted asparagus instead...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed April 13, 2016

A very nice place to eat with family, friends, couples. Great menu of American food, salads, soups. Fresh bread, ample servings. It can get loud. Oh yes and if you want to enjoy drinking beer, the sampler is a perfect way.

Thank L Y
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August 1, 2017|
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Response from Katie Y | Property representative |
Hi! We do have Happy Hour deals from 3pm - 6pm, Monday - Thursday at the bar. We hope to see you there soon!
Theresa M
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Elcap128 | Reviewed this property |
Teresa, you need to call the restaurant. I am simply a patron writing a review
November 3, 2016|
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Response from Katie Y | Property representative |
Depending on the time of day, it takes about 10-15 minutes to get to Sweetwater Tavern!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3066 Gate House Plz, Falls Church, VA 22042-1028
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-645-8100
American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving western inspired food in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.
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